Apple-Braised Pork Chops with Noodles

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

4
(4-oz.) boneless pork loin chops
1 1/2
cups apple juice
1
tablespoon honey mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups carrots, cut into 1/4-inch thick slices
4
oz. (2 1/2 cups) uncooked extra-wide egg noodles
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add pork chops; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brown on both sides.
  • 2
    In small bowl, combine apple juice, honey mustard, salt, thyme and pepper; mix well. Pour apple juice mixture over pork chops. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 10 to 15 minutes or until pork is no longer pink in center.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, bring 3 quarts water to a boil in large saucepan. Add carrots; cook over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. Add noodles; return to a boil. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until carrots and noodles are tender, stirring occasionally. Drain.
  • 4
    Remove pork chops from skillet; cover to keep warm. In small bowl, combine cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water; blend until smooth. Add to liquid in skillet; cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened and bubbly. (Gravy can be strained, if desired).
  • 5
    To serve, arrange carrots and noodles on serving platter. Top with pork chops and gravy. Sprinkle with parsley.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Current nutrition guidelines form the National Center for Nutritional and Dietetics recommend 3 ounces as a serving size for cooked boneless lean meat. An easy way to estimate serving size is to visualize a deck of playing cards. A 3-ounce serving of cooked boneless lean meat is the same size: 3 1/2x2 1/2x5/8 inches.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
80mg
27%
Sodium
380mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
13g
Protein
27g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
260%
260%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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